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Odessa ranks 132nd in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind Milwaukee, Sofia, and Sarajevo. Memorable people born in Odessa include Anna Akhmatova, George Gamow, and Ze'ev Jabotinsky. Memorable people who died in Odessa include Johann Karl Ehrenfried Kegel, Aleksandr Lyapunov, and Mendele Mocher Sforim. Odessa has been the birth place of many writers and politicians and the death place of many writers and politicians. Odessa is located in Ukraine.

Odessa or Odesa is the third most populous city of Ukraine and a major tourism center, seaport and transport hub located on the northwestern shore of the Black Sea. It is also the administrative center of the Odessa Oblast and a multiethnic cultural center. Odessa is sometimes called the "pearl of the Black Sea", the "South Capital", and "Southern Palmyra". Read more on Wikipedia

Between 0 and 2002, Odessa was the birth place of 52 globally memorable people, including Anna Akhmatova, George Gamow, and Ze'ev Jabotinsky. Additionaly, 11 globally memorable people have passed away in Odessa including Johann Karl Ehrenfried Kegel, Aleksandr Lyapunov, and Mendele Mocher Sforim.

People Born in Odessa

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Most individuals born in present day Odessa were writers (9), politicians (5), soccer players (5), musicians (4), and singers (4),  while most who died were writers (2), politicians (2), explorers (1), mathematicians (1), and film directors (1).

Over the past 100 years, soccer players have been the top profession of globally memorable people born in Odessa, including Igor Belanov, Andriy Voronin, and Leonid Buryak. Whereas, throughout history, writers have been the profession with the most memorable people born in present day Odessa, including Anna Akhmatova, Ze'ev Jabotinsky, and Isaac Babel.

Below is a visual represetation of the lifespans of the top 25 globally memorable people born in Odessa since 1700.